Tag Archives: Jorge Luis Borges

keeping hansel and gretel on a short leash

They exist. And we know that this invisible architecture of the labyrinth can be very real and almost impossible to get out of. In the mythical Greek tale, Icarus was able to fly out on some crafted wings, but still … Continue reading

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if i forget thee

Lebensraum!A policy based on expansion, usurpation, of the living space of the other to make way for a growing race. Like the Third Reich, the basic intention of Israeli policy. By any other name it is ethnic cleansing. A resettling. … Continue reading

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giants: part metal packets

Apparently, size does matter.They are giants. twelve feet high; a haunting reminder of the ancient nephilim said to have wandered the earth in a remote past. But these are mythological monsters transformed into autonomous¬† structures that do feed a certain … Continue reading

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PROMETHEAN SPIRIT

The promethean spirit of the Renaissance man, forever inciting him to ”undertakings of high and sacrilegious daring,” is one of the major themes of ”The Lusiads” of Luiz Vaz de Camoens, or Camoes( 1524-1580 ) in his native Portugal. ”No … Continue reading

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The Alchemist, The Modern Lover & Vermeer

Vermeer was eerie Vermeer was strange He had his own color range As if born in a more modern age They may be oh a hundred or so years ago What’s this a ghost in the gallery Great Scot the … Continue reading

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